Pius II, Pont. Max.: Epistolae in Pontificatu editae.
Milan: Antonius Zarotus [for Marco Roma et socii], 25 May 1473.
4to. [1-610 74 8-1510 1612 1710 1814 194].  leaves, the first and last blank.
ISTC ip00724000; Goff P724; BMC VI 709; Bod-inc P-325.
|Shelf-mark:||Sp Coll T.C.L. f2 (see main library entry for this item)|
|Variant:||19/1r (f. 181r), line 1: “[T]ITVLI Epiſtolarum Pii Secūdi. Pont. Maxi”, not as in BMC “[T]ITVLI Eiſtolarum Pii Secundi. Pont. Maxi” - cf. Polain 3164.|
|Note:||Printer's pin-holes visible.|
|Provenance:||Würzburg, Bavaria, Jesuits: inscription on 1/2r “Bibliothecae Collegij Herbipolensis Soc: Iesu”.
Fleischmann (18th/19th century): inscription on 1/2r “Fleischmann”.
Trinity College Library, Glasgow (formerly Free Church College Library, founded 1856: source unknown; pencil shelfmark of Trinity College Library “45D” on 1/2r.
University of Glasgow: Trinity College Library placed on permanent deposit in University of Glasgow Library in 1974 by the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.
|Binding:||Scotland, c.1984, full russet goatskin by Ian Maver (restoration binder, Special Collections Department, Glasgow University Library) replacing a binding of pasteboards covered with portions of leaves from a copy of Ulrich Pinder, 'Der beschlossen Gart des Rosenkrantz Marie' (Nuremberg: Friedrich Peybus for Ulrich Pinder, 1505); that earlier binding now separately preserved as the covers of a blank book. Size: 290 × 204 mm (modern binding); 284 × 204 mm (earlier binding).|
|Leaf size:||279 x 197 mm.|
|Annotations:||Frequent 16th-century marginal annotations in Latin mainly in faded red ink (occasionally in brown); occasional “nota” marks and pointing hands; arabic numerals “1” to “4” (corresponding to the printed numbering in roman numerals of the Epistolae) supplied in faded red ink at top corner of recto leaves from 1/2r-3/5r (ff. 2r-25r).|
|Decoration:||Opening initial of each Epistola supplied in alternate blue and red throughout.|
|Imperfections:||Wanting the first and final blank leaves and bifolium 2/1.10.|